Its been a MONTH since I’ve posted anything. And my last post was outsourced to Rob so technically I haven’t posted anything in #forevs. Because I got a job. Like an idiot. Turns out, when you have a job, small humans to care for, and laundry that multiplies like a bad staph infection, your free time … Continue reading There’s no ‘i’ in ‘tired’. Wait.
What the Hell: A Labor Story People love to share labor stories. I assume that means you’d want to hear mine. My aim is for this not to be the typical play-by-play of how far my uterus was dilated (though, if you’re dying to know I’d be happy to give you the details) but rather, … Continue reading What the Hell: A Labor Story
So this happens to everyone, right? A stranger/friend/family member makes some passive aggressive comment and right before you respond in an appropriately outrageous way, you bare your teeth in an awkward smile and bite your tongue? The skill of filtering your thoughts and words is a means of survival. We like to pretend that we like when … Continue reading What I Almost Said
I solemnly swear that when you are under my care, I will not make gross faces when you lift your shirt and show me your weird growth. I will smile and nod when you explain your reason for returning to the Emergency Department 3 hours after your last discharge. I will refrain from using a … Continue reading A Nurse’s Oath
*Shaving (various aspects including but not limited to: pros and cons, where and why, preferable VS necessity). *Catching my kid’s vomit with an impressively narrow sippie cup while stopped at a light (I’m talkin’ topping that sucker off with 8 ounces of Gross all while politely smiling at the car to my right) *The murder … Continue reading Topics I’ve considered blogging about breifly until I think about it for longer than 5 seconds
When I was single Rob used to show up at my apartment, walk in without knocking, sit down on my couch and say, “Let’s talk about some things…” After he listed off his various topics and got a sufficient response he usually left. He really took the idea of being “aloof” to a whole other … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Some Things…
In the past I’ve written a post about when and when not to come to the ER. You can find it here. Tonight I’ll just share some unrelated thoughts concerning the ER. -There is a term in the ER to describe someone who apparently has no idea what the crap has ever happened to them, … Continue reading I’ll have a Grape Juice and Shasta mixer